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Rosa Amorós: “The inspiration of Picasso is life”

Rosa Amorós (Barcelona, 1945), an artist who has centred a large part of her life on ceramics, shows us in an enthusiastic way, in a book that she keeps in her studio, the photographs of David Douglas Duncan in which you can see Picasso transform the bones of a recently eaten fish into the central motif of a ceramic dish. This capacity of Picasso for the metamorphosis of everyday elements especially fascinates Rosa Amorós who holds the painter as one of her artists of reference. Rosa Amorós, al seu estudi amb un llibre sobre la ceràmica de Picasso Picasso in La Californie ...

Evocation and reinterpretation of Picasso

A portrait of Jacqueline, carried out by Picasso in 1957, was the origin and original inspiration of the performance by Eulàlia Valldosera, The Other Invisibles, which took place on 9th May in one of the galleries of the museum. In an exercise of self-hypnosis, the artist turned her body into a sort of antenna and with the help of the attending public, invoked Picasso and Jacqueline herself, Picasso's last wife and the recurrent model of his paintings in the last years of his life, by means of the vibration and recordings of the painting, in a very moving action that ...

Balance of 2016 at the Picasso museum

2016 has been an especially important year for the Museum, a year that raises our expectations that 2017 will be even better. These are the most important milestones achieved during the year we have just left behind us: In terms of affluence, the Picasso museum received a total of 954,895 visitors and with 50% of these acquiring the admission ticket in advance through our website. As such, 2016 became the year of consolidation of this system of ticket sales which was introduced two years ago and which we will be improving this January by incorporating the possibility of doing online bookings ...

Picassian characters: Lucien Clergue

Lucien Clergue was born in Arles, on August 14th 1934 within a family of small traders. He become a well-known French photographer and was the first artist of this discipline to become a member of the Academy of Fine Arts of the Institute of France. «1973 Dokfilm Picasso by Lucien Clergue Condor Films» of Condor Films. Available under license CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons - https://goo.gl/P3gvZt (more…)